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PM62783: UPDATECONFIG LOG FILE OVERWRITTEN BY INSTALLATION MANAGER

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • UpdateInstaller for WebSphere Application Server V7 preserved
    historical copies of the log file updateconfig.log.
    Installation Manager overwrites updateconfig.log for
    WebSphere Application Server v7 without preserving the old
    one.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server v7 Installation Manager              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Installation Manager overwrites the     *
    *                      updateconfig.log without preserving     *
    *                      the old one                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Installation Manager V7 will not keep the updateconfig.log
    for a secondary install of a fix pack and will overwrite it.
    

Problem conclusion

  • In order to keep the same behavior with Update Installer V7,
    Installation Manager will add a function to preserve the old
    updateconfig.log with a new name, the name' format is the old
    file name+'.'+timestamp, such as updateconfig.log.20120427115635
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 7.0.0.25.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM62783

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-04-18

  • Closed date

    2012-05-04

  • Last modified date

    2012-08-14

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61I PSY

       UP

  • R61P PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM62783

Modified date: 14 August 2012